June 17th, 2013
09:21 PM ET

Will Iran's new president actually change things?

Iran's president-elect, Hassan Rouhani, said he's willing talk to the United States, but only if the U.S. recognizes Iran's right to a nuclear program.

He is known as a moderate and a centrist, but he's also been a part of Iran's political and military establishment for decades.

Should the U.S. trust Rouhani?

OutFront Steve Inskeep, host of NPR's Morning Edition and the Carnegie Endowment's Karim Sadjadpour.

Filed under: International • Iran
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  1. Adam

    From my own knowledge I doubt that the new president of Iran will actually be able to make any changes towards a Iran which is more friendlier towards America.Mainly the Mullahs- The religious leaders are the ones whom make all the major actions and reactions as it relates to the government transactions and so forth. One could say that, the president is more or less a mouthpiece of the mullahs however, I'm not going to be totally negative for, one can never know for sure as time will tell..

    September 12, 2013 at 7:22 pm | Reply

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